Child and Youth Worker

EMPLOYER: Evolving Youth Care



Possibility of being placed at any of our locations in Carp, Almonte, Stittsville or Carleton Place.


Evolving Youth Care has been providing a full spectrum of services to children and youth since 1998. Our homes are located throughout Ottawa and the surrounding areas, serving children and youth ages 12-17.

We are looking for team members who are committed to positively impacting the youth we support. If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of youth who are searching for ways to contribute to their communities, find places of belonging, explore their own values and interests, we would like to hear from you.

We are currently looking for staff to work a combination of days/evenings and every second weekend for our group homes located throughout the Ottawa area. Evolving Youth Care is looking for part time and full time Child and Youth Workers.

Evolving Youth Care is looking for staff team members who demonstrate positive leadership skills and know how to set and maintain professional boundaries with clients. This position will include taking responsibility for the youths’ safety and security and supporting them in the areas of Individual/Group Therapy, Life Skills and Social Skills and assisting with community-based services, including, medical, personal, recreational, and educational needs.


Key components of this position include:
Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
Implementing life skills workshops
Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
Develop, coordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
Provide suicide and crisis intervention
Resolve conflict situations
Implement substance abuse treatment programs and behavior management programs
Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
Housekeeping and cooking


Education Requirements:
Ideally, you possess a high school diploma along with one of the following: Child and Youth Care Worker (CCW/CYW/CYC) Diploma, Social Service Worker (SSW) Diploma, Community Justice Worker (CJW), Police Foundations (PF). Similar experience working in Social Services will also be considered.


Additional Requirements:
Criminal record check, Child welfare check, Driver's license, medical exam. Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) will be considered an asset.

START DATE: 10/19/2023

Let us know if you are interested in this position. Complete this short form and we will follow up with you promptly.